Best Places to Knock Back a Few

Finding a good bar is about the atmosphere— otherwise you might as well imbibe at home
By Sophie Goldstein,  Newser User
Posted Nov 3, 2007 8:04 PM CDT
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(Newser) – You know a great bar when you're in one, Esquire posits. The magazine knows more than a few, from "Christ-this-is-a-dive" dives to classy cocktail lounges. He're a sample of their favorites, from around the country:

  1. Mac's Club Deuce, Miami Beach, Florida
  2. Callaghan's Irish Social Club, Mobile, Alabama
  3. The Globe, Athens, Georgia

  1. Silva's Saloon, Bernalillo, New Mexico
  2. Strange Brew Tavern, Manchester, New Hampshire
  3. Nye's Polonaise Room, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  4. P.J. Clarke's, New York, New York